27 February 2020 – Travel ban extended to Italy, Iran & South Korea

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Immigration, Tourism, Transportation
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister

Overview: Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said travellers who had been in Italy, Iran and the South Korean cities of Daegu and Cheongdo would not be permitted entry into Fiji.
Full details here: https://amp.rnz.co.nz/article/d796c6bb-8ea3-408f-9b64-a9a17609b4b9

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: No specific mention of policy but on the advice of the WHO and the Ministry of Health and Medical Services